9 January 2018

Coal India up 5% on hike in non-coking coal prices 9.1.2018 Top Stories
The stock surges 5% to Rs 303 on BSE in early morning trade after the company said its board approved revision of non-coking coal prices with effective from Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
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Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says time for… 9.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says time for…
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HC order on bus strike stays 9.1.2018 The Hindu – Tamil Nadu
Court flays government for not paying workers even statutory dues
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Protest set to continue 9.1.2018 The Hindu – Tamil Nadu
Talks between State government, unions still deadlocked
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CITU backs TNSTC employees 8.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Members of the Centre of the India Trade Union (CITU) affiliated to the Communist Party of India (M) on Monday staged a dharna in front of the Swadeshi mills to express solidarity with the striking em…
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Don’t terminate transport staff without permission: HC to govt 8.1.2018 General News
Striking transport workers in Tamil Nadu showed no signs of budging despite the government’s warning of action, even as the Madras High Court today told the state not to terminate the staff without its permission. The strike entered the fifth day today. Transport unions involved in the strike decided that the employees would hold protests along with their families outside all divisional offices tomorrow, pressing for their demands on wage-related issues. The first bench of the Madras High Court, headed by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee, while making it clear that no striking worker can be terminated without leave of the court, also declined to vacate its interim order passed on a PIL filed in this regard on January 5. After recording the submissions of workers, the bench said in no way can the staff be denied their legitimate dues, particularly those already deducted from their wages. The court said it expected the state government to clear dues immediately by taking loans
Human skeleton found inside abandoned barrel 8.1.2018 General News
A human skeleton was found inside an abandoned barrel filled with concrete here today, police said. The barrel was found abandoned near a trade union office on the shores of a backwater in Kumbalam. Police reached the area following complaints that foul smell was emanating from the barrel reportedly recovered two months ago during a dredging operation in the backwater. They found the skeleton in the barrel which was broke open. Top police officials, including Police Commissioner M P Dinesh, visited the place. Police said the skeleton had been sent to the Medical College Hospital in Kalamassery for scientific analysis.
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125 members of trade unions arrested 8.1.2018 Hindu: Madurai
As many as 125 members of various trade unions were arrested here on Monday while staging a demonstration near Chidambara Nagar bus stop along Palayamkottai road in support of striking employees of T…
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Navbharat’s Raghvendra Mishra felicitated 8.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Navbharat and Central Chronicle General Manager Raghvendra Mishra was honoured with Vindhya Shiromani Samman for… more »
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State’s NRC depends on Govt’s political will 9.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
State’s NRC depends on Govt’s political will
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Youth Rally in Delhi Could Mark a New Beginning for Opposition Politics 8.1.2018 The Wire
The rally, to be held on January 9, is against the Modi government’s failure to generate jobs and the right-wing crackdown on Dalits and Muslims.

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Minorities in Raj face attacks on daily basis: Bhumi Adhikar 8.1.2018 General News
A fact-finding team comprising members of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), MPs and Supreme Court lawyers who visited Bharatpur, Alwar, Rajsamand and Udaipur in Rajasthan alleged that minorities face attacks and intimidations on day-to-day basis there. The team, under the banner of Bhumi Adhikar Andolan, visited Rajasthan on January 6 and 7 to look into incidents of lynching and attacks in the name of cow protection, AIKS leader P Krishnaprasad said “When we met the families of those who had been killed, some auto drivers, retired government personnel, traders and others from the minority community, they brought to our notice that they were facing threats, attacks and intimidation on day-to-day basis,” he told PTI. The AIKS leader claimed that, after speaking to police officers in Alwar, the team found a “high degree of prejudice” against the minority community. “While interacting with the top revenue and police officers of Alwar where repeated incidents of killing of …
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Armed clashes kill 11 in Mexico's troubled Guerrero state 8.1.2018 Zee News : World
Violent clashes involving gunmen, a community police force and state police killed 11 people in the troubled southern state of Guerrero, while a separate series of shootouts the previous night left seven dead in the northern Mexico beach resort of San Jose del Cabo.
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In India, a Cess a Day Keeps Governance Away 8.1.2018 The Wire
The extreme under-utilisation of funds that accrue from various cesses indicate either gross inefficiencies or a lack of sincere concern.

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Kurishumala issue: diocese calls off protest plans 8.1.2018 Hindu: National
Govt. says it will ensure the believers’ freedom to worship
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No consensus over Bonacaud issue 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
Neyyattinkara Diocese issues pastoral letter criticising govt
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Jamia students submit legal opinion 8.1.2018 Hindu: Delhi
To support demand for union polls
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